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The Himachal Pradesh government has sent a health team to conduct random sampling in the three sparsely populated villages of Hikkim (in pic), Langza and Comic in the mountains of Spiti.(HT Photos)

Covid-19 reaches Himachal’s Hikkim village, home to world’s highest post office

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times, Shimla
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 12:59 PM IST
State health team sent to remote village at a height of 14,400 ft in Spiti valley after four residents test positive
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Sangeeta Phogat and Bajrang Punia(INSTAGRAM)
Sangeeta Phogat and Bajrang Punia(INSTAGRAM)

International wrestlers Sangeeta Phogat and Bajrang Punia marry in small ceremony amid coronavirus pandemic. SEE PICS

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 11:21 AM IST
Sangeeta is the sister of Dangal fame (the movie that is based on their lives) wrestlers Babita and Geeta Phogat. The 22-year-old bride looked radiant for all ceremonies including Haldi, Mehendi and the main event. See pics here...
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Health workers collecting samples of in Mandi on Saturday.(Birbal Sharma/HT)
Health workers collecting samples of in Mandi on Saturday.(Birbal Sharma/HT)

Marriage ceremonies, schools accelerate virus spread in Himachal

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 11:44 PM IST
Last month, the state had increased the ceiling for social gatherings to 200 while schools were opened for regular classes on November 2 for Classes 9 to 12.
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Neha Kakkar is all set to marry Rohanpreet Singh.
Neha Kakkar is all set to marry Rohanpreet Singh.

Neha Kakkar-Rohanpreet Singh pre-wedding ceremonies begin, pics from haldi and mehendi ceremonies leaked

PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2020 03:25 PM IST
Neha Kakkar can be seen happily posing in yellow-coloured saree in pictures from her haldi ceremony. Check out images from her pre-wedding ceremonies as she gets ready to tie the knot with Rohanpreet Singh.
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Check out these vibrant lehenga-choli sets to glam up your ethnic wear this festive season(Twitter/fashiondealz4yu/ElectronicBarta)
Check out these vibrant lehenga-choli sets to glam up your ethnic wear this festive season(Twitter/fashiondealz4yu/ElectronicBarta)

Ahead of festive season, check out these vibrant lehenga-choli sets to glam up your ethnic wear

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 09:09 PM IST
With wedding and festive season round the corner, get dolled up in these gorgeous lehenga-choli set and be ready to grab all the eyeballs at the event venue
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Getting hitched in times of pandemic.(Image courtesy: Saheli Events/i-Maani Photography)
Getting hitched in times of pandemic.(Image courtesy: Saheli Events/i-Maani Photography)

Covid ‘jugaad’: Drive in to a big fat Indian wedding in UK

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 05:57 PM IST
Saheli Mirpuri, a London-based planner, said on Wednesday that when Vinal Patel and Roma Popat got married in Braxted Park in Chelmsford, Essex, on October 2, it rained heavily, but that did not dampen the spirit of the occasion marked with the usual music and noise, aided by a DJ.
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The State must guarantee constitutional rights and ensure that a free choice to enter egalitarian legal partnerships is granted, upheld and protected(Shutterstock)
The State must guarantee constitutional rights and ensure that a free choice to enter egalitarian legal partnerships is granted, upheld and protected(Shutterstock)

For marriage ‘equality’ that is truly equal

By Dhamini Ratnam | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 05:44 AM IST
Marriage equality, at a bare minimum, must allow consenting adults to enter into this form of partnership, irrespective of their sexual orientation or gender identity, across castes and religions
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At least 50 persons in wedding ceremony and 20 persons in the funeral ceremony could be present.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
At least 50 persons in wedding ceremony and 20 persons in the funeral ceremony could be present.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Tripura announces 7-day lockdown in areas bordering Bangladesh

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
PUBLISHED ON JUL 14, 2020 10:56 PM IST
During the lockdown, all kinds of individual movements would be prohibited except emergency services. All autonomous/subordinate offices and private offices, business establishments, shops, trades, educational institutions, worship places would remain closed.
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Priyanka Chopra has shared a sweet wish for Jonas Jonas and Sophie Turner on their first wedding anniversary.
Priyanka Chopra has shared a sweet wish for Jonas Jonas and Sophie Turner on their first wedding anniversary.

Priyanka Chopra wishes Sophie Turner-Joe Jonas on first wedding anniversary, shares pic from their French wedding

UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 09:41 AM IST
Priyanka Chopra shared a picture from Joe Jonas and his wife Sophie Turner’s France wedding to wish them on their first wedding anniversary.
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Brad Pitt had joined the protest march earlier last week.
Brad Pitt had joined the protest march earlier last week.

After Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt also donates $1 million to anti-racism charity

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 07:08 AM IST
Brad Pitt seems to have followed Jennifer Aniston’s lead and has donated $1 million to Color of Change, racial justice organisation.
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Nine persons died while 15 were left injured when a bus collided with a car in Rajasthan’s Bigod area on Monday. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Nine persons died while 15 were left injured when a bus collided with a car in Rajasthan’s Bigod area on Monday. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

9 dead, 15 injured in road accident in Rajasthan

By Asian News International | Rajasthan
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2020 05:53 AM IST
The family was returning to their village after attending a wedding ceremony in Bhilwara city when a roadways bus hit the car they were travelling in near Bigod town.
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Gurdas Mann’s son GurricKk G Mann marries Simran Kaur Mundi.
Gurdas Mann’s son GurricKk G Mann marries Simran Kaur Mundi.

Gurdas Mann’s son Gurrickk G Mann marries Simran Kaur Mundi in royal wedding ceremony at The Baradari Palace in Patiala. See pics and videos

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 09:42 AM IST
Diljit Dosanjh and several other celebs attended the grand wedding ceremony of Simran Kaur Mundi and Gurdas Mann’s son Gurrickk G Mann.
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Punjab and Haryana high court upholds life sentence to one, acquits two

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 12:27 AM IST
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Of the many designers Deepika has been sporting of late, Sabyasachi Mukerji seems to be her all-time favourite.(INSTAGRAM)
Of the many designers Deepika has been sporting of late, Sabyasachi Mukerji seems to be her all-time favourite.(INSTAGRAM)

Deepika Padukone is in love with Emilia Wickstead and Sabyasachi Mukerji for Chhapaak promotions. Here’s proof

By Alfea Jamal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2019 04:59 PM IST
Of the many designers Deepika has been sporting of late, Sabyasachi Mukerji seems to be her all-time favourite, be it her wedding last year, her temple visits, her first-year anniversary celebrations or her movie promotions.
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A CCTV grab of the suspects.(HT Photo)
A CCTV grab of the suspects.(HT Photo)

Uninvited guests decamp with 1.2L from wedding function

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2019 10:52 PM IST
Bride’s mother says she had kept a gold necklace, 50,000 and 800 in her handbag which was later found stolen
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Woman guest, her friend booked for celebratory firing at wedding in Ludhiana

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 10:48 PM IST
FIR registered on the complaint of marriage palace owner; says the duo fled after he objected
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“You don’t need to do this, if you really love each other, just live and enjoy it without trying to presume to appear or force someone else to see that ‘YOU’RE IN LOVE,” the social media user commented.(Instagram/ Justin Bieber)
“You don’t need to do this, if you really love each other, just live and enjoy it without trying to presume to appear or force someone else to see that ‘YOU’RE IN LOVE,” the social media user commented.(Instagram/ Justin Bieber)

Justin Bieber slams fan after being criticised for his relationship with Hailey Bieber

By Asian News International | Washington D.C.
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 01:59 PM IST
“You don’t need to do this, if you really love each other, just live and enjoy it without trying to presume to appear or force someone else to see that ‘YOU’RE IN LOVE,” the social media user commented.
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Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali with wife-to-be Shamia Arzoo.(DA ARTIST/INSTAGRAM)
Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali with wife-to-be Shamia Arzoo.(DA ARTIST/INSTAGRAM)

Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali to get hitched with Indian national today in Dubai, see pictures of pre-wedding photoshoot

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 04:03 PM IST
With the marriage ceremony taking place today in Dubai at the Atlantis Palm Hotel, Ali and Shamia had a pre-wedding photo shoot and shared the images on social media.
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Mika reportedly performed on August 8 at the ceremony and his presence in the city came to light when some guests uploaded videos of his performance on social media.(IANS)
Mika reportedly performed on August 8 at the ceremony and his presence in the city came to light when some guests uploaded videos of his performance on social media.(IANS)

Mika Singh’s performance at Karachi wedding sparks row

By Press Trust of India | Karachi
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 11:08 PM IST
According to a report in Daily Jang newspaper, Mika, 42, arrived in Karachi with his troupe to perform at the wedding ceremony of the influential billionaire’s daughter. Mika reportedly performed on August 8 at the ceremony.
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49-year-old Elizabeth Hoad married her golden retriever.(@Shoaib_Hussainx)
49-year-old Elizabeth Hoad married her golden retriever.(@Shoaib_Hussainx)

Watch: Woman marries her dog on live TV show, stuns people

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 11:18 AM IST
Hoad, who appeared on the show earlier, said that she didn’t need a man and wanted to spend the rest of her life with her dog.
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Bruna Abdullah and her husband Allan Fraser
Bruna Abdullah and her husband Allan Fraser

Bruna Abdullah reveals that she married fiancé Allan Fraser in a low-key ceremony in May

By Kavita Awaasthi | Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 04:36 PM IST
The 8-month pregnant actor made the announcement, as “it was the right time”
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After the garlanding ritual, the bride, along with other women members, went inside the house, while the groom’s friends took to the stage and began dancing. Soon one of the men pulled out a firearm and indulged in celebratory firing. (AFP representative image)
After the garlanding ritual, the bride, along with other women members, went inside the house, while the groom’s friends took to the stage and began dancing. Soon one of the men pulled out a firearm and indulged in celebratory firing. (AFP representative image)

Groom exchanges garlands with bride, then dies in celebratory firing by friend

By Avinash Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 08:16 AM IST
In the last six months more than 15 people have died while several have been injured in celebratory firing incidents across the state of Bihar.
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​SophieTurner wore a custom Louis​ ​Vuitton bridal dress by​ ​NicolasGhesquiere at ​​her wedding​.​(Louis Vuitton Official/Instagram)
​SophieTurner wore a custom Louis​ ​Vuitton bridal dress by​ ​NicolasGhesquiere at ​​her wedding​.​(Louis Vuitton Official/Instagram)

Sophie Turner’s wedding dress took over 350 hours to design

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 06:01 AM IST
Sophie Turner’s stunning gown, which featured an optical white leather satin belt, included over 14 meters of embroidered tulle using floral patterned thread.
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In Indian culture, we treat marriage as a co-mingling of two families, not two individuals(istock)
In Indian culture, we treat marriage as a co-mingling of two families, not two individuals(istock)

This Indian life: The wedding hashtag as challenged by Aunty Mona

By Shoba Narayan | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 07:47 AM IST
How older relatives put the byte on weddings of the 21st century
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Sophie Turner, left, and Joe Jonas attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "Camp: Notes on Fashion" exhibition on Monday, May 6, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)(Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Sophie Turner, left, and Joe Jonas attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "Camp: Notes on Fashion" exhibition on Monday, May 6, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)(Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas colour-coordinate at Met Gala 2019

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2019 11:10 AM IST
Joe and Sophie looked so in love as they ascended the iconic steps at the Met Gala. The couple posed for the cameras and showed off their matching ensembles.
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Deepika Padukone clicked this photo of Ranveer Singh in an infinity pool.(Instagram)
Deepika Padukone clicked this photo of Ranveer Singh in an infinity pool.(Instagram)

Deepika Padukone demands credit for husband Ranveer Singh’s dreamy poolside pic, Twitter backs her up

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 12:57 AM IST
Ranveer Singh has shared a cool picture and wife Deepika Padukone wants all the credit for it. Twitter is Team Deepika on this.
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Just days before his official coronation, Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Wednesday married the deputy head of his personal guard force and gave her the title Queen Suthida.(REUTERS)
Just days before his official coronation, Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Wednesday married the deputy head of his personal guard force and gave her the title Queen Suthida.(REUTERS)

Thailand king marries bodyguard ahead of coronation

By Reuters | Bangkok
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 03:52 PM IST
The surprise announcement was carried in the Royal Gazette, and footage from Wednesday’s wedding ceremony was later shown on the nightly Royal News segment aired on all Thai television channels.
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Fire gutted a marriage hall on Luby Circular Road in Dhanbad(Bijay/ HT)
Fire gutted a marriage hall on Luby Circular Road in Dhanbad(Bijay/ HT)

Blaze in marriage hall in Dhanbad exposes safety lapses, firefighters save 60

By Pankaj Kumar | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad, Dhanbad
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 11:59 AM IST
The fire broke out at the district board marriage hall, located next to Luby Circular Road, allegedly due a short circuit during a wedding ceremony. Fire tenders reached the spot within 10 minutes of getting a call, and rescued the people on the roof.
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Nomads at Bihta claim themselves as Paithan, but follow Hindu traditions. The dead are cremated(HT)
Nomads at Bihta claim themselves as Paithan, but follow Hindu traditions. The dead are cremated(HT)

Muslims by religion, Hindu by tradition, nomads in Buxar excite scholars

By Rakesh Singh | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2019 03:25 PM IST
They participate in all Hindu festivals. However, during weddings, they put on vermilion of different colours. “On the fifth day, after ‘sindoor daan’, they recite kalma in presence of a maulvi for completion of the wedding ceremony,” said Sinha.
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Groom along with his family treks to Makku Math in Rudraprayag district for his wedding ceremony after roads were blocked due to heavy snow.(HT Photo)
Groom along with his family treks to Makku Math in Rudraprayag district for his wedding ceremony after roads were blocked due to heavy snow.(HT Photo)

Groom treks for over 6kms in heavy snow to reach his wedding ceremony in Uttarakhand

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2019 10:38 AM IST
Speaking on whether the journey was a difficult for the family, the groom’s brother said, “If you see the pictures then you would question whether they were even feeling cold, forget difficulty. My eight-year-old son played with snow throughout the way.”
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